Five Reasons To Improve Your Mandarin

It is New Zealand Chinese Language Week 2017 from 16-22 October, which is a initiative aimed at encouraging New Zealanders to discover more about the Chinese language and culture. There are many reasons why it's great to learn or improve your Mandarin, as not only is it one of the most beautiful languages, but it is … Continue reading Five Reasons To Improve Your Mandarin

The Places That Feel Like Home To You

Home is a feeling. It's a place that we feel a sense of belonging, comfort, familiarity, love and shelter. The fresh countryside air, freshly cut grass, a cat laying in the sun and the warmth of a Summer's day make me think of home. Perhaps certain memories make us feel at home or certain places, but … Continue reading The Places That Feel Like Home To You

A Highly Sensitive Person’s Guide To Flatting

It is currently my fifth year of flatting life, and I wanted to share some of my experiences with you all as an HSP, on what to be aware of. It's important to note not all HSP's may have a mental illness, but my experience as an HSP with anxiety has taught me a lot. … Continue reading A Highly Sensitive Person’s Guide To Flatting

My Relationship With A Bowl Of Oats

This is just a monthly collection of my daily thoughts, rambles and a lot of ideas I wanted to write a blog post each for, but thought I'd just do it here. During the last week of August, it was raining heavily that morning as I walked to university. There were lots of worms on … Continue reading My Relationship With A Bowl Of Oats

Being Asked If I Feel More Taiwanese Or Kiwi

If you're an Asian who was born and raised in a Western country, the question on whether you feel more this or that can be a difficult one. As someone who grew up in New Zealand, it's my natural response to say that I'm from New Zealand. I've never lived in Taiwan long term and … Continue reading Being Asked If I Feel More Taiwanese Or Kiwi

Words Of Wisdom I Learned This Month

It's been a wonderful month filled with lots of lessons, changes and experiences. I'm so grateful for the people in my life and the words of wisdom that I've heard this month, and I really want to share some of these with you. I've seen more cats this month than I've seen since going to … Continue reading Words Of Wisdom I Learned This Month

The Ability To Judge Less And Love More

It's interesting to think that no one really knows what we're like. Only a very few that are close to us will see us through our ups and downs, but no one can live the journey of another. I had a conversation with a friend recently about how people will view you the way they … Continue reading The Ability To Judge Less And Love More